South Goa District will be taking part in a month-long Clean India programme, a call given by the Government of India. Additional Collector, Shri Surendra Naik chairing a meeting urged all Government Departments to make this programme successful. A District Level Committee is also formed under the Chairmanship of the District Collector he informed.
All Deputy Collectors should work as chairman at Taluka level and should involve the general public in this programme on a large scale, he appealed. Collection and disposal of waste through collection drives and door to door campaigns, village beautification – maintenance and beautification drives for historical monuments and heritage sites, community centres, youth clubs, Mahila Mandal buildings, educational campuses, panchayat buildings etc. Cleanliness and maintenance of traditional water sources through voluntary works camps – desilting and cleaning of water bodies will be the key activities of this month-long programme.
Shri Naik urged to generate Janbhagidari, involvement of other stakeholders, professional groups and various segments of societies. Month-long calendar activities were also shared with officials.
Deputy Collector, Salcete, Ms Jyoti Kumari, IAS; Deputy Collector, Land Acquisition, Shri Ramesh Gaonkar; Co-ordinator, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Shri Kalidas Ghatwal were present for the meeting